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Limassol

Λεμεσός / Limasol
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Country  Cyprus
District Limassol District
Area
 • City 47.87 km2 (18.48 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • City 101,000
 • Density 2,110/km2 (5,465/sq mi)
 • Urban
183,658
 • Metro
239,842
Time zone UTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
3010–3150
Website www.limassolmunicipal.com.cy

Limassol is a city on the southern coast of Cyprus. It is the capital city of Limassol District. In 2011, about 184,000 people lived in the urban area.

Limassol Castle is one of the ten castles of Cyprus. It was built by the Byzantines around 1000 AD.

Notable residents

  • Adamos Adamou, member of European Parliament
  • Nicos Anastasiades, President of the Republic of Cyprus
  • Michael Cacoyannis, film director
  • İsmet Güney, the designer of the flag of the Republic of Cyprus
  • Pavlos Kontides, Olympic medalist
  • Spyros Kyprianou, former president
  • Marios Tokas, composer

Coordinates: 34°40′N 33°02′E / 34.667°N 33.033°E / 34.667; 33.033

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